Wednesday Links: Dancing Spiders, Protot...

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November 4, 2015
SpiderSaber_PIC Dancing Peacock Spiders with Lightsabers
This is just fun to say, even more fun to watch (Via Nerdist).
piper_2 Turning a Tape Gun Into a Prototyping Machine
Interesting idea, but not necessarily very practical (Via Makezine).
japaneserubegoldberg A story-based Japanese Rube Goldberg Machine
This Rube Goldberg machine features not only some amazing timing and clever solutions but also a cute story (Via Sciencedump).
il_570xN.590062877_fx6n Pile of Skulls
Laser-engraved rolling pin for (next) Halloween pastries (Via TLC).

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April 25, 2011
Looking for additions to our own IT Crow...

(Thanks for the interest - welcome Chris to the team!) Our IT task at Solarbotics have grown beyond "Did you try turning it off and then on again?", so we're in the hiring market for an IT Guru & website manager. Please, we're only interested in applicants that can work here, in Calgary, Alberta. Sorry, […]

September 28, 2008
BEAM as part of thesis work

Rory Nugent (of Solar Xylophone fame) has posted his thesis presentation to the Interactive Telecommunications Program, which heavily features BEAM devices. By "building things with a sense of life", he's documenting what we've known for a good while - autonomous devices ("pets") offer unusual interesting relationships. Keep up the good work!

October 16, 2002
Junkbots available!

We're proud to announce that we just got our shipment of 'Junkbots, Bugbots, and Bots on Wheels' tonight! The first 100 books will come signed by Dave Hrynkiw, and come with a free GM2 or GM3 gearmotor!

February 21, 2014
Friday New Product and a Little Bit of F...

Solarbotics is helping out local fashion designers prepare their e-wearables for the Calgary MakeFashion. This time, Tony Grimes dropped in to experiment with his fiber-optic cloth from SensingTex as an illuminating surface, but the included 5mm LED was not dazzling enough. Time to hack in our 3W RGB Star Controller! The plan was to shift […]

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